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Wednesday, November 11 • 4:35pm - 4:55pm
CDN Use Case Revisited - Marc Fiuczynski, Akamai

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The explosion of OTT style on-demand and live video traffic experienced by network operators implicitly motivated the ETSI NFV CDN Use Case. The dynamic placement of CDN caches on virtual machines at strategic network locations offers a viable approach to managing this explosion. A CDN is a major, distributed traffic data source, rather than a bump in the wire, that depending on workload also requires terabytes of high performance I/O storage. As such it is different from the more conventional network functions explored in the context of NFV. In this presentation, Marc Fiuczynski revisits the CDN Use Case by outlining both technical and deployment challenges that should be addressed by the NFV and SDN community at large to arrive at the desired efficacy network operators are seeking by deploying CDNs within their networks.


Marc Fiuczynski

Principal Architect, Akamai
Marc Fiuczynski works as a Principal Architect at Akamai Technologies in the Network Operator Solutions business unit. His architecture focus there is on projects related to bringing Akamai's CDN offering to 3rd party Virtualized Platforms (NFV, OpenStack, SDN). Fiuczynski hails from... Read More →

Wednesday November 11, 2015 4:35pm - 4:55pm PST
Grand Peninsula E

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